Congress is taking steps and starting to put pressure on China when it comes to complying with oversight on exchanges. Roger Silvers, of our School of Accounting, shared his thoughts on why this action is critical with Barron's opinion page.
Huge congratulations are in order for Roger Silvers, who has been awarded the prestigious De la Vega Prize from the Federation of European Securities Exchanges. Silvers, an assistant professor of Accounting, received the prize for his paper "Does regulatory cooperation help integrate equity markets?" Here's what the committee had to say: "The paper studies how cooperative arrangements between securities regulators facilitate market integration. Cooperation [...]
Huge congratulations are in order for Bob Allen, professor of Accounting. He was just elected as the President-Elect of the American Accounting Association. Allen's three-year term will begin at the AAA annual meeting, scheduled for early August in Atlanta. Allen is a mainstay of the Eccles School Accounting department, educating hundreds of students each year. His research has been published widely in peer-reviewed journals, [...]
Investors and analysts trying to forecast the volatility of a company’s stock returns can find crucial insights in publicly available corporate disclosures, according to a new study. Under SEC disclosure requirements, corporate managers report their forecasts of a company’s stock-return volatility over the next few years, as Eccles School professors Atif Ellahie and Xiaoxia Peng note in their paper "Management Forecasts of Volatility." While [...]
The undergraduate Entrepreneurship program at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah has earned the No. 15 spot in the 2019 list of Best Undergraduate Business Programs in U.S. News and World Report. The program was ranked No. 8 for state schools. “We are thrilled to be recognized as a top-15 school for Entrepreneurship,” said Troy D’Ambrosio, the executive director [...]
For the last three years, the Master of Accounting (MAcc) program at the David Eccles School of Business has been making strides for women entering the accounting profession through the implementation of the MAcc Women’s Mentoring Program. The Women’s Mentoring Program is intended to provide mentorship to MAcc women students with female role models in the industry as they work through the MAcc [...]
Time and time again, our professors at the David Eccles School of Business prove to be some of the most talented educators around, and professor Robert D. Allen is proof. This month, the American Accounting Association (AAA) honored him as the recipient of the 2018 American Accounting Association/J. Michael and Mary Anne Cook/Deloitte Foundation Prize. The AAA/J. Michael and Mary Anne Cook/Deloitte Foundation [...]
The David Eccles School of Business Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who have so distinguished themselves in their careers that their achievements are models for present and future students and are leaders in their communities. We are honored to induct this individual to our Hall of Fame and award four people that are making an impact in the fields of entrepreneurship, service to the [...]
Each year the Institute of Management Accountants publishes its Global Salary Survey, and this year the huge honor of writing the survey went to our own Shannon Charles. Check out the survey in Strategic Finance. Congratulation on the well-deserved honor, Dr. Charles!
It is our distinct pleasure to announce the recipients of our David Eccles School of Business Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Leadership in Ethics Education Awards for 2016-2017. These colleagues were chosen on behalf of our faculty for their successful efforts to create new ethics-related courses, to integrate new business ethics content into existing courses, to mentor students on ethics initiatives, and to help make business [...]